Colusa County

Colusa County, California

546 Jay St
Colusa, CA 95932
Phone: (530) 458-0500
Fax: (530) 458-0512

In N CA, NW of Sacramento; original county; organized Feb 18, 1850 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: From the name of a former village of the Patwin Indians; earlier spelled Colusi.

Area (sq mi):: 1156.22 (land 1150.68; water 5.54) Population per square mile: 18.30
Population 2005: 21,095 State rank: 51 Population change: 2000-20005 12.20%; 1990-2000 15.50% Population 2000: 18,804 (White 48.00%; Black or African American 0.50%; Hispanic or Latino 46.50%; Asian 1.20%; Other 33.90%). Foreign born: 27.60%. Median age: 31.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,730; median household $35,062; Population below poverty level: 16.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,402-$26,711
Unemployment (2004): 13.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -4.20% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 19.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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But the other one is growing after spreading into the Mendocino National Forest and then spreading south to Colusa County.
In the Colusa County portion of the Colusa basin, there are two voting seats for private pumpers on the board of this multi-agency GSA, both of whom are representatives from the county's Groundwater Commission.
California Wildlife Conservation Board (2006), the Third District Court of Appeal observed that "there may be environmental costs to an environmentally beneficial project." In this case, Colusa County challenged the legality of actions taken by the California Department of Fish and Game, through the California Wildlife Conservation Board (CWCB), when the state agency purchased a conservation easement on 225 acres of prime agricultural land owned by Leroy Traynham.
In addition, the district offers classes at the Lake County Campus, the Colusa County Campus, Sutter County Center, and Beale Air Force Base.
The company added that the Cardiff well, which was drilled in Colusa County, California on its proprietary 3-D (3 dimensional) seismic survey, is the ninth well of the year and tested an amplitude anomaly indicating gas in the Forbes formation.
Berlant said the flames had moved east into Colusa County and continued to threaten the area around Wilbur Hot Springs, a 147-year-old resort that offers clothing-optional bathing in mineral water.
XFINITY[R] Home will launch on Wednesday, May 30th for Comcast customers from Modesto north to Chico, including the following cities: Biggs, Cameron Park, Camino, Chico, Colusa, Colusa County, Corning, Davis, Diamond Springs, Durham, El Dorado Hills, Elk Grove, Folsom, Grass Valley, Gridley, Hamilton City, Live Oak, Lodi, Magalia, Marysville, Modesto, Mountain House, Natomas, Oakdale, Orland, Oroville, Paradise, Placerville, Pollock Pines, Rancho Cordova, Rescue, Roseville, Shingle Springs, Sacramento, Stockton, Tracy, Wheatland, Willows and Yuba City.
Christmas in Maxwell is located in the heart of the Sacramento Valley in Colusa County in a little town named Maxwell.
Marin County had the lowest unemployment rate of all California counties, with a 7.9 percent rate.<br /> Several counties have extraordinarily high jobless rates, including Imperial County (28.3 percent), Colusa County (25.2 percent), Merced County (20.1 percent) and Plumas County (21 percent).
Indeed, experience in the months since the enactment of S.B.X.7 6 indicates that even areas historically skeptical of groundwater management, such as Colusa County in the Sacramento Valley, are beginning to undertake monitoring out of fear of losing water funding.
The largest percentage gain in median income for all counties was 5.36 percent, reported in Colusa County, which also reported the largest increase in joint filings--4.55 percent.